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Blazing Star

It is time to enter the world of true gambling, with everything you could find back in the days. The classic olden day Slot machines and one armed bandits all had something in common – these being the symbols that could be found on the reels of them. Now, in present time, you get to take a look back at all of these in a modern, classic game from Merkur Gaming. We present, Blazing Star! 

Merkur Gaming is a part of the German Gauselmann Group – the largest gaming company in Germany with 8000 employees. They have more than 50 years of experience within the gaming industry and live by the cornerstones – Tradition – Passion – Innovation. They have made a name for themselves through land-based gaming products such as slot designed cabinets, games and progressive Jackpot systems that are integrated worldwide.

The company was founded in 1957 by Paul Gauselmann. The company has branch offices across the globe, but the head office is still in Germany, in the city of Lubeck. Merkur Gaming has a star as its logo. It is world known to symbolize experience, innovation, quality and entertainment. Their games are ISO 9001:2008 certified and has the classic stamp “Made in Germany”, in which to demonstrate that they deliver quality that lasts.

Their games are designed to suit all types of players, and they are packed with the latest technology, modern graphics and rewarding features. This is to ensure that you, as a player, get the best gaming experience.

Merkur Gaming always offer games that are extremely good, with full HD graphics, cool concept, bonuses, free spins and a wide variety of features.

Some of the games from Merkur are 221 B Baker Street, Candy Fruit, and Double Triple Chance

Blazing Star main game 

No matter where you look in this game, all you see are fruits, vibrant colours, and more fruits. The game sets your mood to when in a live casino, where Slot machines and one armed bandits stands there, waiting to spray some coin wins at you. Everything resembles this, and it certainly brings you back to those glorious days. But Merkur has, of course, made sure that this game pays in other sorts than of gums and sweets – let´s find out what. 

The symbols are, as mentioned, all the classic fruits and berries, the ones you could find in the machines. The lower valued symbols are the cherries, the orange, the lemon, and the plum. To get the higher wins, you need to land the symbols in combinations of 5x, and when you do, they are all worth between 4 and 5. The higher valued symbols are the water melon, the stack of grapes, and the blazing star. the grapes and the melon are both worth 20, but the top player of the game is the star, as it shimmers on you. This has a worth of a staggering 100.

But note that these are the values when playing on the minimum bet, if playing the max bet, the plum is worth €500 and the star is instead worth €10.000.  

As this is a game based on a classic Slot, it does not offer any special symbols or features. But we will surely let you in on all the fun there is! 

Blazing Star theme, graphics, and music 

You might think that the story of the fruit machines was taken on at the same time as the Slot machines – but this is not the case. But the story of the fruits started much because of the Slots, but when, how, and why? 

Well, a man named Charles Fey designed the world´s first fruit machine which has its main and biggest up-swing in the beginning of the 1900´s. These machines would hold the same symbols, these of fruits, with added lucky sevens and occasional bar symbols to give it a twist. All symbols you can see in this game, were in the classics. These fruit machines didn’t grant wins like today though – as you hit a winning combination on the classics, such as cigarettes, gums, drinks, and sweets. 

Now, back to present time and the Blazing Star. Everything about this game is well-made, with the classic style, the modern graphics, and the small details making it even greater. The backdrop displays the blazing star gazing, with an orange star filled sky behind it. The classic symbols are all well-made in vibrant colours – it is very easy to enjoy the game. 

Blazing Star payout

Blazing Star offers 5 rows on 3 rows, with additional 5 fixed paylines. 

The game holds an RTP of 96.10%, and it offers the chance to win up to 5,000 times your bet made with five stars on one line. 

Blazing Star free spins & bonus game

As Blazing Star is a classic styled game, it does not offer any special Features or Bonuses. It does, however, grant you some quite rewarding wins. 

But if you enjoy the theme of classics, with a twist of a Bonus game, then you should check out either Hot Sync from Quickspin or Arcader from Thunderkick. Hot Sync has the same inspiration behind it, with fruits and more fruits – this with a Free Spins Feature that can grant you spins with Wilds. Arcader is a classic with a big twist, one of the future. But the game offers this with a Bonus Game. 

Blazing Star summary 

As Blazing Star is a classically styled game, it does not offer any special features or extra symbols – but the wins and bets are all good opportunities to win. With a bet level ranging from €0.05 and €10, you can select any great bet you wish. The five win lines makes sure that you win on the highest wins possible, and you can win up to a staggering 5,000 times your bet with the star symbol. 

So, it doesn’t really affect the gameplay not to have features, as you still have a great time all while winning big. There is simply no going wrong with this blazer! 

Good luck!

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